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Children, Adolescents, and Death: Questions and AnswersThe topic of death and related issues (such as grief) often begin with questions. When the questions come from, or are about, children or adolescents, they bring an additional component…the fear some adults have of giving a “wrong” answer. In this context a wrong answer is one that can cause more harm than good for the child or adolescent who asked the question. This book provides information that can be used to address the death-related questions from children and adolescents. It also loo…

A Parent's Guide to Raising Grieving Children: Rebuilding Your Family after the Death of a Loved OneWhen children lose someone they love, they lose part of their very identity. Life, as they knew it, will never be quite the same. The world that once felt dependable and safe may suddenly seem a frightening, uncertain place, where nobody understands what they’re feeling. In this deeply sympathetic book, Phyllis R. Silverman and Madelyn Kelly offer wise guidance on virtually every aspect of childhood loss, from living with someone who’s dying to preparing the funeral; from explaining death to a …

When a Friend Dies: A Book for Teens About Grieving & HealingThe death of a friend is a wrenching event for anyone at any age. Teenagers especially need help coping with this painful loss. This sensitive book answers questions grieving teens often have, like “How should I be acting?” “Is it wrong to go to parties and have fun?” and “What if I can’t handle my grief on my own?” The advice is gentle, non-preachy, and compassionate; the author has seen her own children suffer from the death of a friend, and she knows what teens go through. The …

Death and the Adolescent: A Resource Handbook for Bereavement Support Groups in SchoolsThe death of a loved one can create special challenges for adolescents. This manual provides information, guidelines, and suggestions for parents, teachers, and other caregivers in helping teenagers who have lost a parent, sibling, or close friend through death.Drawing on their own extensive experience as bereavement counsellors, the authors explain in detail how to conduct a bereavement support group for adolescents. In addition they examine problems typically encountered by bereaved teens, and…

Adolescent Suicide: Assessment and Intervention (2nd Edition)For the past decade, Adolescent Suicide: Assessment and Intervention has been recognized as the best and most authoritative text on this most tragic of subjects. This long-awaited second edition incorporates almost 15 years of new research and critical thinking about clinical assessment and intervention in addition to an expanded focus on prevention….

I Cried, You Didn't Listen: A First Person Look at a Childhood Spent Inside CYA Youth Detention Systems: Surviving a Life in Prison from Adolescent to Death; Book 1“I CRIED, YOU DIDN’T LISTEN IS THE MOST POWERFUL TALE OF HORROR WITHIN THE WALLS OF PENAL INSTITUTIONS SINCE ‘PAPILLON.’ THE TERRIFYING ASPECT IS THAT IT DESCRIBES AMERICA’S JUVENILE SYSTEM” – Alden Mills, ARETE MAGAZINE “THE AUTHOR’S WELL-WRITTEN STORY COMES AT THE READER FAST AND FURIOUSLY; SHOCKING READERS INTO AN AWARENESS OF THE INHUMANITY OF AMERICA’S JUVENILE PENAL INSTITUTIONS.”- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY “I CRIED, YOU DIDN’T LISTEN IS A POWERFUL INDICTMENT OF A SYSTEM THAT MAY HAVE LOST TRAC…

Talking with Children About Loss: Words, Strategies, and Wisdom to Help Children Cope with Death, Divorce, andThrough captivating stories and thoughtful analysis, Maria Trozzi explains how to handle the difficult job of talking with children and adolescents about loss, with discussions about: * How children perceive and interpret events such as death, disability, and divorce * Guiding children through the four tasks of mourning * Helping children face funerals, wakes, and memorial services * Children’s fears and fantasies: how they express them, and how to address them * Age-appropriate respons…

Group Work with Adolescents After Violent Death: A Manual for PractitionersThis manual for facilitators of teen grief groups and other mental health professionals, addresses the unique needs of adolescents experiencing traumatic reactions in the aftermath of violent death. Including information on all types of violent death, this practical guide addresses issues of violence, trauma and loss including sections on logistics, screening, evaluation, consent, facilitators and parents….

Integrating Extremes: Aggression and Death in the PlayroomPlay therapy can do more than we thought. Much more. Integrating Extremes: Aggression and Death in the Playroom offers a new perspective on working with kids. Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S, provides therapists and other professionals that work with kids a science-based process for working with children at the deepest, most profound levels of healing while staying safe and sane. This book explores a new understanding of aggression and death play that’s based on brain function and neuro-science. It pr…

When Children Grieve: For Adults to Help Children Deal with Death, Divorce, Pet Loss, Moving, and Other LossesPlay therapy can do more than we thought. Much more. Integrating Extremes: Aggression and Death in the Playroom offers a new perspective on working with kids. Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S, provides therapists and other professionals that work with kids a science-based process for working with children at the deepest, most profound levels of healing while staying safe and sane. This book explores a new understanding of aggression and death play that’s based on brain function and neuro-science. It pr…